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River of Smoke, by Amitav Ghosh


I found the beginning of this book a bit confusing. It starts in the Nicobar Islands and the characters speak in a sort of pidgin. I am glad that I hung in there because it was a very interesting book … Continue reading

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Reflections on the AASL’s Standards for 21st Century Learners


for LIBR 233, due September 18, 2010 Here is the link to the Standards so that you can read them yourself. There is far too much fodder here to comment on everything. Some of my reflections on the first major … Continue reading

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Quest Literature or “the Hero’s Journey” — and side comments on Inception


I will writing my research paper on quest literature for tweens. I would be interested in your recommendations of your favorite quest book or movie and why you enjoyed it. Quest stories appear in almost all cultures. In a quest, … Continue reading

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